Dateline Rice for May 3, 2023

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Marco Cortes in the US says AMLO doesn't want Mexican migrants to vote in 2024
Several articles feature a panel discussion with Mexican politicians at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy. Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute, is quoted.
World Nation News
Cabeza de Vaca, Ricardo Anaya y Marko Cortés aparecieron juntos en Texas (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in, Noticias de Tampico, Latin US and Proyecto Puente.)

Futurity Today for May 2
A roundup features Rice research into treating Type 1 diabetes. 


See which Houston-area universities rank on Princeton Review Best Value Colleges list
An article mentions that Rice is ranked No. 12 overall among private schools on The Princeton Review's Best Value Colleges list, which also ranks the university No. 15 for students with no demonstrated need/who don’t qualify for financial aid, No. 20 for career placement and No. 17 for financial aid. The article also mentions that Rice ranked No. 1 in Texas for best value in SmartAsset's 2022 rankings and No. 6 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Value Schools list.
Houston Business Journal

New biomaterial to speed up healing of cranial bone injuries
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
University of Texas at Arlington News (This article also appeared in Mirage.)

Growing Houston innovation hub announces new workforce partnership
An article features the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co.
Rice Management Co. signs new tenants to leases at Houston's Ion District
Rebusiness Online

Polls provide plenty of political picks
Alumna Susan Sample is featured.
Houston Style Magazine


Fish poop from 'corallivorous' fish could benefit coral reefs, Rice study shows 
An article features collaborative Rice research into the health of corals. Adrienne Correa, assistant professor of biosciences, is quoted or interviewed in three articles, and co-author and alumnus Carsten Grupstra is quoted in MSN Health.
Houston Public Media 
'6:31 a.m. newscast for May 3, 2023'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcast (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
Some fish have feces that is deadly to coral reefs
MSN Health (This article originally appeared in, and a similar article also appeared in Kodami.)

Texas Legislature heats up (May 3, 2023)
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science and fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, participates in a discussion of the week's political stories.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)

Houston Ballet ending season with productions of 'Swan Lake,' 'Divergence'
An article featuring alumnus Karl Jensen mentions that he is the scene designer for Houston Ballet's production of "Divergence," which runs May 25-June 4. The article also mentions James Turrell's "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion, which is featured in Family Vacationist.
20 best places to visit with kids in 2023
Family Vacationist

Houston City Council to vote on new members of HPD's Independent Police Oversight Board
An article cites a 2020 study by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research into police oversight groups in Texas' major cities.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)


Will Saudi Arabia ever make good on its solar ambitions?   
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Energy Monitor
AANHPI Heritage Month Panel on Tuesday, May 9
An article mentions that Cin-Ty Lee, the Harry Carothers Wiess Professor of Geology and chair of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, will participate in the Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month panel "Navigating the Bamboo Ceiling: How AANHPI Experience the Glass Ceiling from a Social Scientist and Geoscientist Perspective" May 9.
Planetary News

Mozart's 'Don Giovanni' receives a new production by Ivo Van Hove in his Met debut
Ana María Martínez, professor of voice at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.

Quantum entanglement of photons doubles microscope resolution
An article mentions that Lei Li, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, collaborated on the featured research.

Engenheiros revolucionam a produção de hidrogênio gasoso com método de uma etapa
An article features research by Naomi Halas, University Professor and the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, chemistry, physics and astronomy and the director of Rice's Smalley-Curl Institute.
O Petróleo (An English translation is not available.)

'Argentina está bien situada para satisfacer la demanda de Asia'
Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured in a Q&A.
Más Energía (An English translation is not available.)

Instituto Pereira Passos e Rice University firmam acordo de cooperação para enriquecer atlas digital sobre o Rio de Janeiro
An article mentions that the digital atlas imagineRio, which details how Rio de Janeiro evolved from its 16th-century roots to the present day, was a project first undertaken by Farès el-Dahdah, professor of art history, and Alida Metcalf, the Harris Masterson Jr. Professor of History.
Rio Prefeutura (An English translation is not available.)

Learn more about the 2023 fellows
An article mentions that alumnus Joshua Chen has been named a Schmidt Science Fellow.
Schmidt Science Fellows News
Eric and Wendy Schmidt announce the 2023 Schmidt Science Fellows
Schmidt Science Fellows News

StimuSock for electrical stimulation in diabetic neuropathy
An article features Rice research developing a smart insole with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and vibration therapy, which may help with pain and balance issues in individuals with diabetic neuropathy. Co-authors Abby Dowse and Sarah Park are quoted. A Rice video is included.

Where no one fails: Top 10 US universities with the best graduation rates
An article features Rice and quotes alumna Toya Cirica Bell.
Study International

Dollars, sense and kilowatt-hours
Alumnus Robert Idel is quoted.
The Breakthrough Institute
Ajay Manthripragada and Miranda Mote (MDes HPD '15) among the recipients of the American Academy in Rome's 2023-2024 Rome Prize
An article featuring Ajay Manthripragada mentions that he is a former Wortham Fellow at the Rice School of Architecture.
Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Is Rice a good school?
Rice is featured.
Rebellion Research

Record Silver demand in 2022 and other silver news
An article mentions that Rice collaborated on research into solvated electrons.
Schiff Gold

Top 20 greatest speeches by US presidents of all time
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
New book reveals NASA photographer's Mercury astronaut archives
Collect Space
Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) blames US gun violence on 'freedom' and not enough Jesus
Daily Kos

Open your mind to the latest research on creativity
An article cites research by the Jones Graduate School of Business into "team affective diversity" and its benefit on team creativity. 


Vice Provost for Research and Innovation Padma Raghavan joins India-US university partnerships task force
An article mentions that Ramamoorthy Ramesh, vice president for research, has been named to an American Association of Universities' task force to explore university partnerships between the U.S. and India.
Vanderbilt University News

Organ recital by Ken Cowan at Emmanuel Episcopal Church
An article features Ken Cowan, professor of organ at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
The Chestertown Spy (This article also appeared in The Cambridge Spy.)

People in Action: May 4, 2023
An article mentions that graduate student Nick Proietti co-authored the research paper "Instability Strips of 3 Types of Classical Variable Stars," which was presented at the Rochester Symposium for Physics Students at the University of Rochester April 15.
Oswego State University of New York News (This article also appeared in TeknoLogic.)

Beloit College provost and dean promoted to president
An article featuring alumnus Eric Boynton mentions that he has been promoted to president of Beloit College effective July 1.
Beloit Daily News

JoVia Armstrong named 2023 Ucross and Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice fellow
An article mentions that Rice's Shepherd School of Music has partnered with the Ucross Foundation, which awards two-week fellowship residencies at the foundation's 20,000-acre Wyoming ranch. 
Berklee College of Music News

Letter – Hermie Sadler is no Glenn Youngkin 
Alumnus Glenn Youngkin, governor of Virginia, is featured.
Suffolk News Herald (This article also appeared in The Smithfield Times.)

Dupont named associate vice chancellor for institutional effectiveness and decision support
Alumnus Allen Dupont is featured.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center News

Two students selected to speak at St. Bonaventure University's commencement exercises
An article featuring Richard Christopher Vara mentions he is a former audio-visual technician at Rice.
St. Bonaventure University News

Governo de Sergipe conhece Centro de Tecnologia e Inovação em Houston (EUA)
An article mentions that Fábio Mitidieri, governor of Sergipe, Brazil, plans to visit Rice May 3.
Governo do Estado de Sergipe (An English translation is not available.)

Confía PAN en la decisión de SCJN
Rice is mentioned. (An English translation is not available.)


Baseball looks for Silver Glove Series win Wednesday
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team will play the University of Houston May 3.

No. 22 UTSA drops midweek contest to Sam Houston
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio May 5-7.

Charlotte men's tennis senior Abhimanyu Vannemreddy talks legacy and next chapter in colligate career
An article mentions Rice's men's tennis program.
Niner Times

Top 10 moments from Charlotte Athletics' 2022-23 school year
An article mentions last season's football game between Rice and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Niner Times

How tennis can capture attention apart from just the majors
An article mentions that Mia Edwards has committed to join Rice's tennis team.
MSN International (This article originally appeared in Sports Illustrated, and it appeared in MSN Sports and 10 other media outlets.)

Game-by-game predictions for Texas' 2023 season following spring ball
An article mentions that the Rice football team's season will begin Sept. 2 with a game against the University of Texas at Austin.
USA Today's Longhorns Wire (A similar article also appeared in Sports Illustrated.)

Breaking down every college football conference race from the favorites to the dark horses
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
USA Today

Texas A&M basketball lands commitment from Middle Tennessee State transfer Eli Lawrence
An article mentions last season's basketball games between Rice and Middle Tennessee State University.

Notre Dame among national leaders in NCAA Academic Progress Rating
An article mentions Rice Athletics' Academic Progress Rating.
University of Notre Dame News

Texas A&M's lone spring transfer departure Matthew Wykoff announces his new destination
An article mentions former Rice football player Jerry Johnson III.

No. 26 pair Magadan/Rodriguez selected to compete at NCAA Doubles Championships
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team lost to the University of Texas at San Antonio in the ITA Texas Regionals last November.